When the Beginning Began Overview

Julius Lester
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When the Beginning Began: Stories about God, the Creatures, and Us opens as a midrash, Hebrew for to inquire. Midrashim (plural of midrash) are inquiries into the gaps in the narratives of the Bible. Lester gives as an example the passage: "And Cain spoke to Abel his brother. And it came to pass, when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother, and killed him."

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